Charleston.com is the official city website dedicated to helping you find the best of everything in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1670, Charleston is cited for its beauty, its history, its restaurants, its livability, its shopping, its business climate, and its romantic appeal. Its accolades are seemingly endless.
Charleston.com is here to show you the rich history and culture of this friendly waterfront city. Whether you're a longtime resident or returning visitor, we're here to show you the best places to eat, places to stay, and the best things to do while you're in town.
Whether you're a longtime resident or returning visitor, Charleston.com is here to help you find the best places to eat, the perfect place to stay, and the most fun things to do while you're in town.
Charleston may be known for its natural beauty, world-class restaurants, shopping, and romantic appeal, but what people fall in love with is its overall charm.
Founded in 1670, Charleston's rich history has left it with a vibrant culture, a welcoming attitude, and countless crazy stories.
Browse through our categories of outstanding local establishments, and get to know this friendly waterfront city that has "never met a stranger."
Every Mercury reader knows the story of The Old Man and the Sea. A fortunate few of
us got to know him, and his story is no fish tale. Harry Locke Johnson, Jr., known affectionately
by generations of locals as Captain Harry, was born in Charleston in 1929.